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Episode 79: My Mother the Squirrel/The Party/Oh! Say Can You See/The Twelve Days of Christmas Song

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Animaniacs Episode 79
Air date: January 27, 1996
Season: 3
Variable verse: Yakko: Presidential campaigny...
Gag credit(s): Our Version Of History
Is The Correct One
Closing tag: Yakko, Wakko & Dot: AAAAAHHHH!!!! NEWT GINGRICH IS RIGHT BEHIND YOU!!!!! AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!! Just kidding. [laugh]
Prev: Episode 78
Next: Episode 80
List of Animaniacs Episodes

This is the only episode where all three of Tom Ruegger's sons provide their voices. Nathan, of course, voices Skippy; Luke voices the Flame; and Cody voices Little Blue Bird.

Theme Song

Open1

Last line

Yakko: "Presidential campaign-y..."

My Mother the Squirrel

79-1-MyMotherTheSquirrel

Written by Tom Ruegger
Directed by Charles Visser

Synopsis

Little Blue Bird from the cartoon "Wild Blue Yonder" returns, only this time, he mistakes Slappy for his mother.

The Party

79-2-TheParty

Written by Paul Rugg
Directed by Charles Visser

Synopsis

The Warners invite everyone they know for a fancy party, including Thaddeus Plotz, who is under the impression that Steven Spielberg will be there.

Trivia

  • This segment originally aired as part of The WB's New Year's Eve Bash on December 31, 1995.
  • The episode title shares the same name as the episode title in two shows: Robot and Monster and The Amazing World of Gumball.

Oh! Say Can You See?

79-3-OhSayCanYouSee

Written by Nicholas Hollander
Directed by Charles Visser

Synopsis

The Flame returns to witness Francis Scott Key write the poem "Defence of Fort McHenry," which would later better be known as the lyrics to the American national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

The Twelve Days of Christmas

79-4-TheTwelveDaysOfChristmas

Adapted by Tom Ruegger
Directed by Charles Visser

Synopsis

Little Blue Bird performs at the Hollywood Bowl with the Animaniacs orchestra to sing his own spin on the classic Christmas carol.

Cast

Voice Actors: Character(s):
Rob Paulsen Yakko Warner, Dr. Scratchansniff
Jess Harnell Wakko Warner
Tress MacNeille Dot Warner, Frau Hassenfeffer, Joanne
Sherri Stoner Slappy Squirrel
Nathan Ruegger Skippy Squirrel
Luke Ruegger The Flame
Cody Ruegger Little Blue Bird
Frank Welker Thaddeus Plotz, Ralph T. Guard, Ralph's Wife, Narrator, Francis Scott Key, British Crewmen
Maurice LaMarche William Shatner, Wakko's Burps
Jeff Glen Bennett Christopher Walken, Steven Pudner

Gag Credits

This is Episode #79.

Our Version Of History

Is The Correct One

Stinger

Yakko, Wakko & Dot: AAAAAHHHH!!!! NEWT GINGRICH IS RIGHT BEHIND YOU!!!!! AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!! Just kidding. [laugh]

Trivia

  • This stinger is a redubbed version of the "Horrible Bug on Your Shoulder" stinger.
  • This stinger also refrences Newt Gingrich, a conservative political figure and the subject of a deleted musical episode called "Dear Mister Gingrich."
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